I had a question from a reader about how to change the leverage that is used during backtesting. This is a great question and I don’t think they go over it in their instructional videos.
The leverage does not need to be exact to the penny, but it must give an accurate representation of actual trading conditions. If you are backtesting at a much higher leverage, your strategy could margin call when you trade in a real account with lower leverage.
But you already knew that…
Anyway, here is a quick tutorial on how to change the leverage in Forex Tester 2: